[gnome-bluetooth] PIN issue with Microsoft Mouse

Marcel Holtmann marcel at holtmann.org
Sat Dec 6 00:32:45 GMT 2003


> I have purchased a Microsoft Mouse (Bluetooth) last month and I have 
> some difficulty to get it working in Fedora Core 1. I know that 
> Bluetooth is installed correctly because I can exchange data with my 
> Ericsson T39m. Here is a list of devices displayed when doing `hcitool 
> scan':
> Scanning ...
>          00:50:F2:E3:07:F1       Microsoft Mouse
>          00:80:37:FE:4D:8D       Ericsson T39m
> When I do `sdptool browse 00:50:F2:E3:07:F1', a window entitled 
> Bluetooth PIN Code appears and I have no idea what to type in. When I 
> leave the PIN entry field empty and click Accept, the following error 
> message is displayed in the terminal:

I think you have auth and/or encrypt activated. Check this with
hciconfig and disable them. A HID mouse doesn't support authentication
nor it supports encryption.



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